Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Reporting, Investigation & Trial

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“The Worthless Fire Escape and the Death Trap Below It. Close view of the broken fire escape that led many to death by…” “The fatal pit beneath the fire escape from which twenty five bodies were taken…” Photographs of the Asch Building’s exterior after the Triangle fire, with letters locating noteworthy elements.

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Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's